Finishing the Unfinished: Completing Mozart's Zaide

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In November 2003, at the newly restored Hackney Empire, the Classical Opera Company presented the world premiere of its new completed version of Mozart's unfinished opera Zaide.

In this seminar, the company's conductor and artistic director, Ian Page,and the librettist Michael Symmons Roberts discuss the process of completing this neglected masterpiece. Musical illustrations are provided by the exciting young Dutch soprano, Cora Burggraaf.

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This event was on Thu, 25 Sep 2003

Michael Symmons Roberts

Michael Symmons Roberts

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Ian Page

Ian Page

Ian Page is a conductor well-known as a leading interpreter of the music of Mozart and his contemporaries. He is the founder and artistic director...

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Cora Burggraaf

The Dutch mezzo soprano Cora Burggraaf graduated with distiction at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague in 2002. She pursued her vocal studies in London...

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